U.S. Silica Inks Deal to Acquire NBR Sand

U.S. Silica Holdings Inc of Frederick, MD has announced an agreement to acquire NBR Sand, a unit of New Birmingham Inc, for approximately US$210 million, subject to adjustments at closing. The business, located in Tyler, TX, is a leading regional sand producer and operates a single sand mine and plant that has the capacity to...

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AMG Board Approves Lithium Plant for Brazil

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group NV of The Netherlands reports that its supervisory board has pproved the construction of a lithium concentrate plant at the Mibra mine in Brazil. AMG’s new business segment, AMG Lithium, plans to begin operations in the first quarter of 2018, with an initial annual production capacity of 90,000 tons of lithium...

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PPG Set to Exit Flat Glass Business, Sell to Vitro

PPG Industries Inc of Pittsburgh, PA has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro SAB de CV of Mexico. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Under the terms of the agreement, PPG will...

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